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GOSH Conference

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Resource Newsletter

Resource newsletter

Inside the December issue:

Portland company exceeds requirements for chemical exposures.

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Construction Depot

Construction Depot

  • Flexible cord facts
  • How to "ring test" a grinding wheel
  • Rulemaking updates
  • Oregon GOSH Conference and Safety Break for Oregon

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Latest initial reports of workplace fatalities

1/24/2015 Natural causes
1/12/2015 Suspected drug overdose
1/12/2015 Natural causes

Fatality and accident reports »

"A death in the workplace is always a death that comes too soon." ~ Michael Wood, Oregon OSHA Administrator.


Reporting a Fatality

telephone keypad Call (503) 378-3272 or (800) 922-2689 to report overnight hospitalizations, catastrophes, or fatalities.

New employers and small business owners

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Tools of the Trade is a special website just for new employers and small business owners. With a few mouse clicks, you'll learn what you need to know about Oregon OSHA and how to keep your employees safe.

Oregon Small Business Guide to Insurance and Worksite Safety

Oregon small business guide to insurance and worksite safety

The Department of Consumer and Business Services' guide to insurance and worksite safety for small businesses.

Reports and statistics

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Fatality reports and statistics

More reports and statistics

Record keeping Rules, Forms, and information

Working with you

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Office locations

Advisory committees


Interagency agreements

Letters of agreement


SHARP Participants

Voluntary Protection Participants (VPP)

Get business help

Heat-related illness

Are you starting a new business? Have you been in business awhile? Business Xpress, Oregon's one-stop business portal has answeres to all your questions. Business Xpress

The history of workplace safety in Oregon

The history of workplace safety in Oregon

Workplace safety is not just about rules and regulations. Explore the history of workplace safety in Oregon with this timeline slide show.


What's New

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01/26/15 Rulemaking restart: Oregon OSHA will reconvene Electrical generation, transmission, and distribution advisory group.

01/22/15 Bend laboratory earns safety recognition

01/21/15 Proposed changes to recordkeeping and reporting requirements in Division 1, General Administrative Rules

News Releases

News Releases

01/22/15 Bend laboratory earns safety recognition

01/20/15 Oregon businesses encouraged to take a 'Safety Break' May 13

01/14/15 2015 Oregon GOSH Conference coming to Portland

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Mobile apps

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Oregon OSHA has mobile and desktop apps.
Safe Lifting Calculator
Ladder Safety

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Appeals process

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Use our online tool for appealing a citation or requesting an extension. For more information about the appeals process, visit the Enforcement section of our website.

Mid-Oregon Construction Safety Summit

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January 26 & 27, 2015

The Riverhouse Resort and Convention Center,
Bend, Oregon

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Registration program

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Publications - new and revised

Landscaping Profession Information

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Distracted Driving

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Distracted driving is an epidemic in the United States, and its often fatal consequences are a threat to your workers, your business and the public.